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The Golden Age of Greek Science

Greece had two golden ages. The legacies of Greek golden ages, especially in science, made Western civilization what we know today.

Platonic Love: The Concept of the Greek Philosopher Plato

Platonic love is one of the most widely misinterpreted concepts in Plato's philosophy. It has transcended the realm of philosophy, becoming widely used across culture -- and has strayed from its original meaning throughout the process. Plato believed that love...

How Ancient Greek Philosophy May Have Caused Climate Change

The Athens fires were a dangerous reflection of the philosophies of a group of Greek philosophers called Atomists that saw the world as exploitable, for sale and open to waste and abuse. By Michael Paul Nelson & Kathleen Dean Moore Wildfires...

Was Greek Philosopher Diogenes the Cynic the First Anarchist?

Greek philosopher Diogenes could have been the first anarchist, or the first satirist, or the first naturalist -- depending on the reader's point of view.

Words of Wisdom from Ancient Greek Philosophers Featured in App

The "Greek Philosopher" app gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of ancient Greek thought -- and delivers them straight to you on your mobile device. Based on original sources, this...

Gossip was a Powerful Tool for the Powerless in Ancient Greece

Gossip was a real tool in the hands of slaves who wanted to punish their masters if they had treated them badly in ancient Greece.

Ancient Greek Philosophers’ Timeless Wisdom

Some of the best quotes by Greek philosophers are sure to make you reflect on life's many issues, and change the way you think.

The School of Aristotle: One of the First ‘Universities’ in the World

A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa, in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria, along the...

The Best Wise and Inspiring Greek Philosopher Quotes

When you are searching for an inspirational quote, look no further than ancient Greek philosophers. These men and the wisdom they share with us resonates even in modern civilization as we know it today. Some of the best quotes of...

Wise Women: Six Ancient Female Philosophers You Should Know About

When we think about ancient philosophers we tend to imagine old men as deep thinkers. Women too have helped shape modern thought.